You can’t just say men are responsible for rape and leave it at that.
I am a man engaged in the story of life, who is sometimes complex. My story stems from my childhood, a story of living in love and in trauma.
We can give survivors the support they need. But it will require us being willing to confront the lies we tell ourselves about rape, the lies we tell about who rapes and who gets raped, and the lies we tell about why it happens.
I wish someone had told me more about sex, so that I understood that my soul is always mine to keep.
‘Hey, when is a rape not a rape? That’s an easy one: when it goes to court!’ But it’s not a joke.
We have a cultural problem of violence and entitlement.
When you love, you forgo without grudges.
Even when we use language unintentionally, it shapes our frame of reference and steers the conversation.
He knows what he did was wrong, but he was also a victim. There is another side to his story.
Eight years later, rape victim Lindsay Mortensen shares her name, her face, and her story and pushes for change.
Help us change the culture so we don’t have to live in fear.
Do rapists think of themselves as rapists? Kim Jorgensen Gane reflects on the culture we’ve allowed for our boys and girls.
It’s likely that every father who has ever sent his daughter off to begin her college career worries about her safety — and with good reason.
The Good Men Project editors and contributors share their best advice.
A man, aware of rape myth thinking, is much more likely, when encountering a sexual assault victim, to believe them.
Boys are boys and will always be boys. We can be angry about it. Or we can use that anger to fuel a redefinition of what it means to be a boy.